- Associated Press - Monday, December 12, 2016

BOONE, Iowa (AP) - Authorities believe a man died after trying to save his dog from an icy lake near Boone.

KCCI-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2hnBxma) deputies were called Saturday morning to a lake at Don Williams Recreation Area, about 10 miles northwest of Boone.

They found a man’s body floating in the lake. The Boone County sheriff’s office identified him as 56-year-old Michel Carr, of Ames.

Authorities believe he died after attempting to rescue his dog after it fell through ice on the lake.

Rescue crews recovered the dog, which survived.


Information from: KCCI-TV, https://www.kcci.com

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